Kobalt Wins ASCAP Latin Music Independent Publisher Of The Year Award

July 8, 2020 - Kobalt announced it has won ASCAP’s (the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) Latin Music Independent Publisher of the Year Award. This award comes on the heels of Kobalt winning ASCAP’s 2020 Pop Music Publisher of the Year on June 17th. The notable Latin award honor was accepted during the 28th annual ASCAP Latin Music Awards.

“This is the first time we’ve received this award and we are humbled by the recognition,” said Nestor Casonu, Kobalt President, Latin America. “It's a testament to all of the work we have put in building the Latin roster in such a short time and the trust our creators have placed in us.”

Leslie Ahrens, SVP Creative, Latin America, concluded, “This is an incredible achievement for Kobalt's Latin division and we have to attribute it to our amazing creators, whom we are immensely proud of.”

Kobalt accomplished this year’s win with 12 of the most performed latin songs of 2019, among those including:

  • "Adictiva" - Daddy Yankee, Anuel AA (Kobalt client: Emmanuel Gazmey Santiago)
  • "Aullando" - Wisin y Yandel, Romeo Santos (Kobalt client: Ender Thomas)
  • "Bubalu" - Anuel AA, Becky G, Dj Luian, Mambo Kingz, Prince Royce (Kobalt clients: Emmanuel Gazmey Santiago and Rebbeca Marie Gomez)
  • "China" - Anuel AA, Daddy Yankee, Karol G (Kobalt clients: Emmanuel Gazmey Santiago and Carolina Giraldo Navarro)
  • "Créeme" - Karol G, Maluma (Kobalt Client: Carolina Giraldo Navarro)
  • "Me Gusta" - Natti Natasha (Kobalt client: Natalia Alexandra Gutierrez)
  • "No Lo Trates" - Pitbull, Daddy Yankee, Natti Natasha (Kobalt client: Natalia Alexandra Gutierrez)
  • "No Me Conoce (Remix)" - Jhay Cortez, J Balvin, Bad Bunny (Kobalt client: Michael Bryan Masis)
  • "Reggaetón En Lo Oscuro" - Wisin y Yandel (Kobalt client: Luis Angel O’Neill)
  • "Secreto" Anuel AA, Karol G (Kobalt clients: Emmanuel Gazmey Santiago and Carolina Giraldo Navarro)
  • "Si Me Das Tu Amor" - Carlos Vives, Wisin (Kobalt client: Carlos Alberto Vives)
  • "Te Vi" - Piso 21, Micro TDH (Kobalt client: Daniel Echavarria Oviedo)
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